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Book Chapters/Handbooks

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO Book Chapters/Handbooks

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BASRI, M W and NORMAN, K( 2000). Insect pests, pollinators and barn owl. In (eds. Yusof, B; Chan, K.W.; Chandrasehran and Chang, A). Advances in Oil Palm Research. Malaysian Palm Oil Board. p. 466-541.

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BASRI M. W., NORMAN K, IDRIS A S, ARIFIN D, SHAMALA S, RAMLE M AND RAMLAH A A. 2003. Handbook of Pests and Diseases of Oil palm. 113pp.

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KUSHAIRI, A; SITI NURULHIDAYAH, A; NUR MAISARAH, J; NUR ZUHAILI H A Z A, SYAHANIM, S and AINUL MARDZIAH, M. (2011). Oil Palm Biology, Facts and Figures. 141pp.

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NORMAN, H K; BASRI, M W; ZULKEFLI, M (1998). Handbook of common parasitoids and predators associated with bagworms and nettle caterpillars in oil palm plantations. PORIM. 29pp.
5. Norman K, Mohd Basri W, Ramle M, S Ramlah A A and ZulkEfli M (2009). Kumbang Pendebunga, Perosak Sawit dan kawalannya. Bab 14. Perusahaan Sawit di Malaysia Satu Panduan. MPOB.  
6. NORMAN, K (2013). Report on the International Chemical Ecology Conference 2013, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre Victoria, Australia, 19 – 23 August 2013. MPOB OP (260) 2013, General.
7. NORMAN KAMARUDIN, RAMLE MOSLIM, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI dan ZULKEFLI MAJIJAN.  Kumbang Pendebungaan, Perosak sawit dan kawalannya. Bab 16. Buku Perusahaan sawit.
8. ZULKEFLI, M.; NORMAN, K.; BASRI, M. W.; MASRI, M. M. (2012). Termites of oil palm in Malaysia: Identification and management. MPOB.34p.

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO Book Chapters/Handbooks

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RAMLE MOSLIM, RAMLAH ALI A S AND MOHD BASRI W (1996). Histopathology of Metisa plana (Leidoptera: Psychidae) infected with Beauveria bassiana (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes). Elaeis, 8(1): 10-19.

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RAMLE M; BASRI W; NORMAN K; MUKESH S and RAMLAH ALI A S (1999). Impact of Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) applied by wet and dried inoculum on oil palm rhinoceros beetles, Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of Oil Palm Research 11(2): 25 - 41.

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RAMLE M; BASRI W; RAMLAH ALI and NORMAN K (2004). The effects of oils on the germination of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin and its infectivity against the oil palm bagworm, Metisa plana (Walker). Journal of Oil Palm Research 16(2): 78-87.

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RAMLE, M. W. WAHID, K NORMAN, K GLARE, AND JACKSON T.A (2005). The incidence and use of Oryctes rhinoceros virus for control of rhinoceros beetle in oil palm plantations in. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 89:85-90.

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RAMLE M, MOHDBASRI W, NORMAN K, SITI RAMLAH A A and NOOR HISHYAM H (2006). Research into the Commercialization of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hyphomycetes) for biocontrol of oil palm rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Scarabaeidae), in oil palm. Journal of Oil Palm Research (Special Issue April 2006): 37 – 49.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN KAMARUDIN, ANG BAN NA, MOHD BASRI WAHID AND SITI RAMLAH ADMAD ALI (2007). Application of powder formulation of Metarhizium anisopliae to control Oryctes rhinoceros in rotting oil palm residues under leguminous cover crops. Journal of Oil Palm Research 19: 319-331.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN KAMARUDIN AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2009). Pathogenicity of granule formulations of Metarhizium anisopliae against the larvae of the oil palm rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L.). Journal of Oil Palm Research 21: 602 - 612.

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RAMLE M, IDRIS G, MOHD BASRI W, TRAVIS R G AND TREVOR A J(2010). Optimization of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Method for the Detection of Oryctes rhinoceros Virus. Journal of Oil Palm Research, 22: 736-349.

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RAMLE M, NORMAN K AND MOHD BASRI W (2011). Trap for auto dissemination of Metarhizium anisopliae for control of rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros. Journal of Oil Palm Research, 23: 1011-1017.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN KAMARUDIN, IDRIS A. GHANI, MOHD BASRI WAHID, TREVOR A. JACKSON, TEY C C AND MOHD AHDLY A (2011). Molecular approaches in the assessment of Oryctes rhinoceros virus for the control of rhinoceros beetle in oil palm plantations. Journal of Oil Palm Research, 23: 1096-1109.

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YONGJIE WANG, REGINA G. KLEEPIES, MOSLIM RAMLE, JOHANNES A. JEHLE (2008). Sequencing of the large dsDNA genome of Orcyes rhinoceros nudivirus using multiple displacement amplification of nanogram amount of virus DNA. Journal of Virological Methods 152: 106-108.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, NOOR HISHAM HAMID, NORMAN KAMARUDIN and CIK MOHD RIZUAN ZAINAL ABIDIN (2013). Delivery Techniques of Metarhizium for Biocontrol of Rhinoceros Beetles in Oil Palm Plantations. The PLANTER, 89 (1049): 571-583.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Book Chapters/Handbooks

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HASSRIANA FAZILLA SAPRI, NURUL AZIRAH MOHAMAD SANI, HUI-MIN NEOH and SALASAWATI HUSSIN. 2013. Epidemiological Study on Staphylococcus aureus Isolates Reveals Inverse Relationship between Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence Repertoire. Indian Journal of Microbiology Vol. 53(3): 321-322.

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MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, SITI RMLAH AHMAD ALI, ROSFARIZAN MOHAMED, LING TAU CHUAN and ARBAKARIYA ARIFF. 2013. Relationship between total carbon, total nitrogen and carbon to nitrogen ration on growth, sporulation rate and delta-endotoxin synthesis of Bacillus thuringiensis. Minerva Biotecnologica. 125: 7 – 11.

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MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2013). Efficacy of Bafog-1 (S), formulated local Bacillus thuringiensis for controlling bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). Journal of Oil Palm Research 25:228-234.

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MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2012). Co-Composting of Oil Palm Frond with Palm Oil Mill Effluent. MSc Thesis (UPM). pp 1-103.

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RAMLAH ALI A S; NORMAN K, MOHD BASRI W, MOHD NAJIB A, MOHD MAZMIRA M M, and AHMAD KUSHAIRI, D.(2007). Manual pengurusan bersepadu ulat bungkus di ladang sawit. Lembaga Minyak Sawit Malaysia.

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RAMLAH ALI A S; NORMAN K, MOHD BASRI W, MOHD NAJIB A, MOHD MAZMIRA M M, and AHMAD KUSHAIRI, D. 2007. Sistem Pengurusan Perosak Bersepadu bagi Kawalan Ulat Bungkus di Ladang Sawit. MPOB, 28pp.

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SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN KAMARUDDIN and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2011). Microbial Approach in Pest Control. Further Advances in Oil palm Research (2000-2010). (Mohd Basri Wahid, Choo Yuen May and Chan Kook Weng, (eds.). Malaysian Palm Oil Board.p. 435-484.

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SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, NORMAN KAMARUDDIN, RAMLE MOSLIM and MOHD BASRI WAHID. (2011). Bioprotection in Oil Palm. Further Advances in Oil Palm Research (2000-2010). (Mohd Basri Wahid, Choo Yuen May and Chan Kook Weng, eds.). Malaysian Palm Oil Board. p. 386-434.


Journals

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO Journals
1. BASRI, M W; SHARMA, M AND practice against the bunch moth NORMAN, K (1991). Field evaluation of insecticides and a cultural, Tirathaba rufivena (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in a mature oil palm plantation. Elaeis 3(2): 355-362.
2. BASRI, M W; NORMAN, K AND HAMDAN, A B (1995). Natural enemies of the bagworm Metisa plana (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) and their impact on host population regulation. Crop Protection 14(8):637-645.
3. BASRI, M W AND P.G. KEVAN (1995). Life history and feeding behaviour of the oil palm bagworm, Metisa plana Walker (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). Elaeis, 7(1): 18-35.
4. BASRI, M W ; SUBOH, I AND NORMAN, K (1996). The extent of Biological Control of Rats with Barn Owls, Tyto alba javanica in Malaysian Oil palm Plantations. The Planter 72, 5-18.
5. BASRI, M W AND NORMAN, K (1997). Role and effectiveness of Elaeidobius kamerunicus, Threes hawaiiensis and Pyroderces sp. in Pollination of Mature Oil palm in Peninsular Malaysia. Elaeis 9:1 pp. 1-16.
6. NORMAN K; WALKER, A K; BASRI, W; LASALLE, J and POLASZEK, A (1996). Hymenopterous parasitoids of the bagworm, Metisa plana and Mahasena corbetti on oil palm in Peninsular Malaysia. Bulletin of Entomological Research 86, 423-439.
7. NORMAN, K AND BASRI, W (1997). Status of Rhinoceros Beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) as a pest of young oil palm in Malaysia The Planter, 73 (850):5-21.
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NORMAN K; ZAIDI M I; MAIMON A AND BASRI W (2001). Factors affecting development of Oryctes rhinoceros in some substrates commonly found in the oil palm environment. Journal of Oil Palm Research 13(1), 64-74.

9. NORMAN K AND BASRI W (2004). IMMIGRATION AND ACTIVITY OF Oryctes rhinoceros IN AN OIL PALM REPLANTING AREA. Journal of Oil Palm Research Vol.16 No.2.
10. NORMAN K; BASRI W AND RAMLE M (2005). Environmental factors affecting the population density of Oryctes rhinoceros in a zero-burn oil palm replant. Journal of Oil Palm Research Vol.17, 53-63.
11. NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN and MOHD. BASRI WAHID (2005). Environmental factors affecting field population of Oryctes rhinoceros. Journal of Oil Palm Research Vol. 17 No. 1.
12. NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN and OTHMAN ARSHAD (2006). Potentials of Using the Pheromone Trap for Monitoring and Controlling the Bagworm, Metisa plana Wlk (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in a Smallholder Plantation. Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology. 9(3): 281-285.
13. NORMAN KAMARUDIN and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2007). Status of Common Oil Palm Insect Pests in Relation to Technology Adoption. The Planter 83(975), 371-385.
14. NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, RAMLE MOSLIM, OTHMAN ARSHAD, MOHD BASRI WAHID and ALEXANDER CHONG (2007). Potential of utilizing rhinoceros beetles as an ornamental fish feed supplement. Journal of Oil Palm Research Vol.19, 313-318.
15. NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, MOHD BASRI WAHID, RAMLE MOSLIM and SITI RAMLAH A ALI (2007). The effects of mortality and influence of pheromone trapping on the infestation of O rhinoceros in an Oil Palm plantation. Journal of Asia Pacific Entomology. 10(3): 239-250.
16. NORMAN KAMARUDIN and OTHMAN ARSHAD (2006). “Potentials of using the pheromone trap for monitoring and controlling the bagworm, Metisa plana Wlk (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) on young oil palm in a smallholder plantation. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 9(3): 281-285.
17. NORMAN KAMARUDIN and BASRI M W (2010). Interactions of the bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) and its natural enemies in an oil palm plantation in Perak. Short Communications. Journal of Oil Palm Research 22: 758-764.
18. NORMAN KAMARUDIN, SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD, OTHMAN ARSHAD and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2010). Pheromone mass trapping of bagworm moths, Metisa plana Walker (Lepidoptera: Psychidae), for its control in mature oil palms in Perak, Malaysia. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 13: 101–106.
19. SITI NURULHIDAYAH, A and NORMAN, K. (2011).Pheromone Trapping In Controlling Key Insect Pests: Progress and Prospects. Oil Palm Bulletin 62: 12-24.
20. SYARI, J., MUHAMAD, R., NORMAN, K. and IDRIS, A.B (2011). Feeding behaviour and predatory efficiency of assassin bug, Sycanus dichotomus Stal. on oil palm bagworm, Metisa plana WALKER. Malays. Appl. Biol. 39(2): 55-60.
21. SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD, MD. TOUHIDUL ISLAM, DZULKEFLY KUANG ABDULLAH and DZOLKHIFLI OMAR (2012). Evaluation of physicochemical characteristics of microemulsion formulation ofrotenone and its insecticidal efficacy against Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae). Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment 10 (3&4): 384 - 388.
22. SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD, MD. TOUHIDUL ISLAM, DZULKEFLY KUANG ABDULLAH and DZOLKHIFLI OMAR (2013). Study on ternary phase diagram of rotenone Derris elliptica (Fabales: Fabaceae), a novel approach of insecticide formulation. Asian Journal of Chemistry 25 (9): 4718-4722.

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO Proceeding Of International Conferences

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JACKSON T; RAMLE M; GLARE T; NORMAN K; BARLOW N; BASRI W and RAMLAH A A (2003). Achieving the full potential benefits of Oryctes virus for the control of rhinoceros beetle in oil palm plantations. Pp335-348. In Proceeding of International Palm Oil Congress PIPOC 2003 - Palm Oil: The Power-house for the Global Oils and Fats Economy. MPOB. Putrajaya

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NOOR HISHAM HAMID, RAMLE MOSLIM, MOHD BASRI WAHID, NORMAN KAMARUDIN, SUHAIDI HAMZAH AND HASBER SALIM (2005). Powder formulation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Its stability and effects against Oryctes beetle tested in laboratory and small scale field trial. Paper accepted for poster presentation at PIPOC 2005.

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RAMLE M, RAMLAH A, BASRI W and AZURA S S I (1993). In-vitro studies of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. And its infection on bagworm, Metisa plana Wlk. Proceedings of the 1993 PORIM Oil Palm Congress - Update and Vision. pp. 669-683. September 1993, Kuala Lumpur, PORIM.

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RAMLE M; BASRI W; NORMAN K AND RAMLAH A A (1999). Pathogenicity of four isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae on rhinoceros beetles, Oryctes rhinoceros and pollinating weevil, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and its DNA profiles revealed by RAPD-PCR. pp. 207- 219. Proceedings of the 1999 PORIM International Palm Oil Conference - Emerging Technologies and Opportunities in the Next Millennium. 1-6 February 1999, Kuala Lumpur, PORIM

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RAMLE M; GLARET T; JACKSON T; BASRI W; NORMAN K and RAMLAH A S (2001). The sensitivity of polymerase chain reaction method in diagnosing the presence of Oryctes rhinoceros virus. pp 594-601. In Proceedings of PIPOC 2001 International Oil Palm Congress - Cutting-Edge Technologies for Sustained Competitiveness. August 2001. MPOB, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

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RAMLE M; BASRI, W; and NORMAN, K (2001). The susceptibility of the oil palm pollinating weevil, Elaeidobius kamerunicus against four strains of entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana. pp: 25 in Proceeding of The 4th Asia Pacific Conference of Entomology - Entomology for Dynamic and Borderless World. August 2001. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

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RAMLE M, MOHD BASRI W, NORMAN K, GLARE T, AND JACKSON T, (2004). The incidence and use of Oryctes virus for control of rhinoceros beetle in oil palm plantations in Malaysia. Paper presented at the SIP 2004 Society for Invertebrate Pathology 37th Annual Meeting and 7th International Conference on Bacillus thuringiensis. 1-6 August 2004. Helsinki Finland.

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RAMLE M, NORMAN K, MOHD BASR W, JACKSON TA AND IDRIS A G (2008). Microbial control of rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera : Scarabeidae) on oil palm in Malaysia. Oral Paper presented at XXIII International Congress of Entomology 2008 (ICE 2008) – Celebrating Entomology: Contributions to Modern Science, 6 – 12 July 2008, Durban, South Africa.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN KAMARUDIN AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2011). Production of aerial and submerged spores of Metarhizium anisopliae var. major on media supplemented with palm kernel cake. In Proceedings of the PIPOC 2011 International Oil Palm Congress, 15 – 17 November 2011. KLCC. Kuala Lumpur.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, ZULKEFLI MASIJAN AND MOHD BASRI W (2011). Susceptibility of termites Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) sampled from oil palm tree against the entomopathogenic fungi. In Proceedings of the Third MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Integrated Oil Palm Pests and Diseases Management. 14 November 2011. KLCC.

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RAMLE M, ZULKEFLI M, NORMAN K and MOHD BASRI W (2012). Effects of entomopathogenic fungi on migration and mortality of termites, Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera : Rhinotermitidae). In Proceeding Fourth IOPRI-MPOB International Seminar: Existing and Emerging Pests and Diseases of Oil Palm Advances in Research and Management. Pp: 139- 146. 13-14 December 2012. Bandung, Indonesia.

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RAMLE MOSLIM AND NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2013). Molecular tools for management of rhinoceros beetles. Paper presented as oral presentation in the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Sustainable Management of Pests and Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm – The Way Forward, 22 – 23 November 2013, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

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RAMLE MOSLIM (2013). Production of spores of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana on rice supplement with palm kernel cake and its pathogenicity against the larvae of Oryctes rhinoceros. Poster paper presented in the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Sustainable Management of Pests and Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm – The Way Forward, 22 – 23 November 2013, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

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RAMLE MOSLIM, ZULKEFLI MASIJAN AND NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2013). Impact of spores of entomopathogenic fungi transmitted by termite worker Coptotermes curvignathus on mortality of healthy termite colony. Poster paper presented in the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Sustainable Management of Pests and Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm – The Way Forward, 22 – 23 November 2013, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Journals

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AINON, H; SITI AFIDA, I AND SITI RAMLAH, A A (2011). CONCENTRATION OF NPK IN SOIL DURING DEGRADATION OF OIL PALM TRUNK USING FUNGAL TREATMENT. Malay. Appl. Biol. 40(2), 37-42.

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MOHD MAZMIRA, M M; SITI RAMLAH A AND ARBAKARIYA, A (2011). Effect of saccharides on growth, sporulation rate and -endotoxin synthesis of Bacillus thuringiensis. Afr J Biotechnol 11(40): 9654-9663.

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MOHD NAJIB AHMAD,MOHD NORIZNAN MOKHTAR, AZHARI SAMSU BAHARUDDIN, LIM SIONG HOCK, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, SURAINI ABD-AZIZ, NOR AINI ABDUL RAHMAN AND MOHD ALI HASSAN (2011). Changes in physicochemical and microbial community during co-composting of oil palm frond with palm oil mill effluent anaerobic sludge. Bioresources. 6(4): 4762-4780.

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MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2012). Effect of Bacillus thuringiensis, Lepcon-1, Bafog-1 (S) and Ecobac-1 (EC) against oil palm pollinator, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and beneficial insects associated with Cassia cobanensis. Journal of Oil Palm Research 24: 1442-1447.

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MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2011). Ecotoxicity of Bacillus thuringiensis, Terakil-1R and Teracon-1R against Freshwater Fish, Tilapia nilotica. Journal of Oil Palm Research 23: 1036-1039.

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MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2009). Effect of Bacillus thuringiensis, Terakil-1R and Teracon-1R against oil palm pollinator, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and beneficial insects associated with Cassia cobanensis. Journal of Oil Palm Research 21: 667-674.

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NOR SHALINA, A. T., SITI RAMLAH, A. A., SHAMSILAWANI, A. B. and BASRI, M. W.(2010) Effect of Beauveria brongniartii and B. bassiana on oil palm bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Joannis). Journal of Oil Palm Research. Vol. 22. April 2010. p. 729-735.

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RAMLAH ALI A S and MOHD BASRI W (1997). A local Bacillus thuringiensis, SRBT1 with potential for controlling Metisa plana (Wlk). Elaeis 9(1):34-45.

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RAMLAH ALI A S, MOHD BASRI W and RAMLE M. (1996). Isolation and amplication of of Baculovirus as biocontrol agent for bagworms and nettle caterpillars of oil palm. Elaeis 8(1):1-9.

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RAMLAH ALI A S; RAMLE M and MOHD BASRI W (1994). The characteristics of indigenous entomopathogenic fungi isolated from insect pests of oil palm. Elaeis 6(1):6-13.

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SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN and NORERLINA KAMARUZZAMAN (2009). Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi, Paecilomyces spp. for controlling oil palm bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Joannis). Journal of Oil Palm Research, Vol. 21: 693-699.


MPOB Publications

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO MPOB Publications

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NORMAN, K and BASRI, M W (1992). A survey of current status and control of nettle caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Limacodidae) in Malaysia (1981-1990). PORIM Occasional Paper. Palm Oil Research of Malaysia No. 27.

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NORMAN, K; and MOHD BASRI, W (1995). Control Methods for rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). PORIM Occasional Paper No. 35. 30 pp.

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NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2012). Sudut Teknologi: Perangkap Lekat untuk Memerangkap Ulat Bungkus Metisa plana di Ladang Sawit. Warta Sawit.

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO MPOB Publications

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RAMLE M, MOHD BASRI, NORMAN K AND SITI RAMLAH A A (2008). Biopesticide Ory-X, A wettable powder formulation of Metarhizium anisopliae, for the control of rhinoceros beetles, Oryctes rhinoceros. Reviewed paper in MPOB Annual Research Review 2008.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO MPOB Publications

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MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, NORMAN KAMARUDDIN, AHMAD KUSHAIRI DIN and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2010). Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of Bagworms in Southern Perak via aerial spraying of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). Oil Palm Bulletin. 63. pp 24-33.

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RAMLAH A A S and JALANI B S (1993). Viral control of oil palm insect's pests. PORIM Bulletin, 26:18-26.

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RAMLAH A A S and TAYEB M D (1991). Status of mycorrhizal research under oil palm. PORIM Bulletin 23:4-14.


Proceeding Of International Conferences

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO Proceeding Of International Conferences
1. BASRI, M W; NORMAN, K and HAMDAN, A B (1990). Field studies on the effects of insecticides on the natural enemies of the bagworm, Metisa plana (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). Pp. 263-272. In: S. Jalani et al. (eds.). “Proceedings of 1989 International Palm Oil Development Conference – Agriculture”. Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia.
2. BASRI, M W; RAMLAH, A A; RAMLEE, M and OTHMAN, A (1996). Illogical efficacy of three commercial products of Bacillus thuringiensisfor the control of bagworms, Metisa plana and Mahasena corbetti (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) of oil palm. Pp. 369-378. In: Ariffin Darus et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the “1996 PORIM International Palm Oil Congress “Competitiveness for the 21st. Century “. Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia.
3. BASRI, M W; SIMON S; RAVIGADEVI, S and OTHMAN, A (1999). Beneficial plants for the natural enemies of the bagworm in oil palm plantations. In (eds. Ariffin, D.; Chan K.W., and Sharifah, S.R.S.A). Proceedings of the 1999 PORIM International Palm Oil Congress – Emerging Technologies and Opportunities in the Next Millennium. Palm Oil Research Institute of Malaysia. P. 441-455.
4. BASRI, M W; MOSLIM, R; JACKSON, T; GLARE, T R; KAMARUDIN, N and ALI, S R A (2000). Management of rhinoceros beetles in Malaysia. Paper presented at the International Conference of Entomology 2000, Brazil
5. BASRI, M W; NORMAN K and OTHMAN A (2001). Field Impact of beneficial plants on the parasitism levels of the bagworm, Metisa plana (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). Paper presented at PIPOC 2001
6. BASRI M W, NORMAN K, JACKSON T and ZULKEFLI M (2003). Occurrence of the parasitic nematode Elaeolenchus parthenonema in the pollinating weevil, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and its possible implications on fruit set. In: Unedited Proceedings of PIPOC 2003 Agriculture Conference. 425-446.
7. C I AISAGBONHI; NORMAN K; C.O. OKWUAGWU; BASRI W; JACKSON T and V. ADAIGBE (2003). Preliminary Observations on a Field Population of Elaeidobius kamerunicus The Oil Palms Pollinating Weevil In Nifor, Benin, Nigeria In: Unedited Proceedings of PIPOC 2003 Agriculture Conference. 998-1006.
8. FASZLY R; IDRIS, A B; SAJAP, A.S; NORMAN K and BASRI W (2003). Preliminary observations on the pattern of infestation by subterraranean termite, Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) on young oil palms in peat plantation. In: Unedited Proceedings of PIPOC 2003 Agriculture Conference. 1034-1044.
9. NORMAN K AND BASRI W (2004). IMMIGRATION AND ACTIVITY OF Oryctes rhinoceros IN AN OIL PALM REPLANTING AREA. Journal of Oil Palm Research Vol.16 No.2.
10. NORMAN K; ZAIDI M I; MAIMON A and BASRI W (2001). Development of Oryctes rhinoceros in some common substrates in the oil palm replanting environment. Abstract, Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference of Entomology 2001, p84.
11. NORMAN, K; BASRI, W; RAMLE, M and RAMLAH, A A (2001). Influence of mortality and trapping on the infestation of Oryctes rhinoceros. Proceedings of PIPOC 2001(unedited), 395-419
12. NORMAN K; BASRI W and IDRIS A S (2002). Integrated Pest Management of Oil Palm – Current Perspectives. Paper for OFIC 2002
13. NORMAN K; BASRI W and RAMLE M (2003). Biotic and abiotic factors that influence the population density of Oryctes rhinoceros in a zero-burn, oil palm replanting area. In: Unedited Proceedings of PIPOC Agriculture Conference. 475-494.
14. Norman Hj. Kamarudin (2005). Potential of Using Pheromone Trapping for Monitoring and Control of the Bagworm Metisa Plana Wlk (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in A Smallholder Plantations. Paper presented at 5th Asia Pacific Congress of Entomology, Jeju Island, Seoul, Korea. 17-21 October 2005.
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NORMAN K; ZAIDI M I; MAIMON A and BASRI W (2001). Development of Oryctes rhinoceros in some common substrates in the oil palm replanting environment. Abstract, Proceedings of the 4th Asia Pacific Conference of Entomology 2001, p84.

16. NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, MOHD BASRI WAHID and RAMLE MOSLIM (2004). Environmental friendly methods for controlling Oryctes rhinoceros in oil palm. XXII International Congress of Entomology, 15-21 August 2004. Brisbane, Australia.
17. NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN and OTHMAN ARSHAD (2005). Potentials of using pheromone trapping for monitoring and control of the bagworm Metisa plana in smallholder plantations. 5th Asia Pacific Congress of Entomology, 18-21 October 2005, Jeju Island, Korea.
18. NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, SITI NURULHIDAYAH, OTHMAN ARSHAD and MOHD BASRI WAHID. 2008. Mass trapping of the male moths of the bagworm. Metisa plana Wlk (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) for the control of bagworms on mature oil palms in a smallholder plantation. Paper presented at the International Conference of Entomology (ICE 2008), 7-11 July 2008. Durban, South Africa.
19. NORMAN KAMARUDIN, OTHMAN ARSHAD and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2009). Interactions of the bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) and its natural enemies in an oil palm plantation in Perak, Malaysia. Oral paper presented at the Asia Pacific Congress of Entomology (APCE 2009) in Beijing, China.
20. NORMAN KAMARUDIN and OTHMAN ARSHAD. (2011). Diversity of insect natural enemies of the bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in relation to the oil palm environment, in Perak, Malaysia. Paper presented at 63rd International Symposium on Crop Protection, Gent, Belgium, 24 May 2011.
21. NORMAN KAMARUDIN and OTHMAN ARSHAD (2013). Nature controlling itself: Live females as bait for mass trapping of bagworm moths (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in oil palm. Paper presented at International Chemical Ecology Conference 2013, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre Victoria, Australia, 19 – 23 August 2013.

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO Proceeding Of International Conferences

1.

JACKSON T; RAMLE M; GLARE T; NORMAN K; BARLOW N; BASRI W and RAMLAH A A (2003). Achieving the full potential benefits of Oryctes virus for the control of rhinoceros beetle in oil palm plantations. Pp335-348. In Proceeding of International Palm Oil Congress PIPOC 2003 - Palm Oil: The Power-house for the Global Oils and Fats Economy. MPOB. Putrajaya

2.

NOOR HISHAM HAMID, RAMLE MOSLIM, MOHD BASRI WAHID, NORMAN KAMARUDIN, SUHAIDI HAMZAH AND HASBER SALIM (2005). Powder formulation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Its stability and effects against Oryctes beetle tested in laboratory and small scale field trial. Paper accepted for poster presentation at PIPOC 2005.

3.

RAMLE M, RAMLAH A, BASRI W and AZURA S S I (1993). In-vitro studies of Beauveria bassiana (Bals.) Vuill. And its infection on bagworm, Metisa plana Wlk. Proceedings of the 1993 PORIM Oil Palm Congress - Update and Vision. pp. 669-683. September 1993, Kuala Lumpur, PORIM.

4.

RAMLE M; BASRI W; NORMAN K AND RAMLAH A A (1999). Pathogenicity of four isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae on rhinoceros beetles, Oryctes rhinoceros and pollinating weevil, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and its DNA profiles revealed by RAPD-PCR. pp. 207- 219. Proceedings of the 1999 PORIM International Palm Oil Conference - Emerging Technologies and Opportunities in the Next Millennium. 1-6 February 1999, Kuala Lumpur, PORIM

5.

RAMLE M; GLARET T; JACKSON T; BASRI W; NORMAN K and RAMLAH A S (2001). The sensitivity of polymerase chain reaction method in diagnosing the presence of Oryctes rhinoceros virus. pp 594-601. In Proceedings of PIPOC 2001 International Oil Palm Congress - Cutting-Edge Technologies for Sustained Competitiveness. August 2001. MPOB, Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

6.

RAMLE M; BASRI, W; and NORMAN, K (2001). The susceptibility of the oil palm pollinating weevil, Elaeidobius kamerunicus against four strains of entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana. pp: 25 in Proceeding of The 4th Asia Pacific Conference of Entomology - Entomology for Dynamic and Borderless World. August 2001. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.

7.

RAMLE M, MOHD BASRI W, NORMAN K, GLARE T, AND JACKSON T, (2004). The incidence and use of Oryctes virus for control of rhinoceros beetle in oil palm plantations in Malaysia. Paper presented at the SIP 2004 Society for Invertebrate Pathology 37th Annual Meeting and 7th International Conference on Bacillus thuringiensis. 1-6 August 2004. Helsinki Finland.

8.

RAMLE M, NORMAN K, MOHD BASR W, JACKSON TA AND IDRIS A G (2008). Microbial control of rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera : Scarabeidae) on oil palm in Malaysia. Oral Paper presented at XXIII International Congress of Entomology 2008 (ICE 2008) – Celebrating Entomology: Contributions to Modern Science, 6 – 12 July 2008, Durban, South Africa.

9.

RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN KAMARUDIN AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2011). Production of aerial and submerged spores of Metarhizium anisopliae var. major on media supplemented with palm kernel cake. In Proceedings of the PIPOC 2011 International Oil Palm Congress, 15 – 17 November 2011. KLCC. Kuala Lumpur.

10.

RAMLE MOSLIM, ZULKEFLI MASIJAN AND MOHD BASRI W (2011). Susceptibility of termites Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) sampled from oil palm tree against the entomopathogenic fungi. In Proceedings of the Third MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Integrated Oil Palm Pests and Diseases Management. 14 November 2011. KLCC.

11.

RAMLE M, ZULKEFLI M, NORMAN K and MOHD BASRI W (2012). Effects of entomopathogenic fungi on migration and mortality of termites, Coptotermes curvignathus (Isoptera : Rhinotermitidae). In Proceeding Fourth IOPRI-MPOB International Seminar: Existing and Emerging Pests and Diseases of Oil Palm Advances in Research and Management. Pp: 139- 146. 13-14 December 2012. Bandung, Indonesia.

12.

RAMLE MOSLIM AND NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2013). Molecular tools for management of rhinoceros beetles. Paper presented as oral presentation in the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Sustainable Management of Pests and Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm – The Way Forward, 22 – 23 November 2013, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

13.

RAMLE MOSLIM (2013). Production of spores of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana on rice supplement with palm kernel cake and its pathogenicity against the larvae of Oryctes rhinoceros. Poster paper presented in the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Sustainable Management of Pests and Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm – The Way Forward, 22 – 23 November 2013, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

14.

RAMLE MOSLIM, ZULKEFLI MASIJAN AND NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2013). Impact of spores of entomopathogenic fungi transmitted by termite worker Coptotermes curvignathus on mortality of healthy termite colony. Poster paper presented in the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Sustainable Management of Pests and Ganoderma Disease in Oil Palm – The Way Forward, 22 – 23 November 2013, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Proceedings of International Conferences

1.

FARAH NADIA OMAR, NUR HAFIZAN ISMAEL AND SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI. Fungal Associated with Deep Peat Soil Sarawak. UMT 11th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management 09th – 11th July 2012, Terengganu, Malaysia. e-ISBN 978-967-5366-93-2.

2.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2013). Efficacy of Bafog-1 (S), formulated local Bacillus thuringiensis for controlling bagworm, Pteroma pendula (Lepidoptera: Psychidae). In Proceedings of the PIPOC 2013: Agriculture, Biotechnology & Sustainability Conference. 19-21 Nov. 2013. AP 45. pp: 115.

3.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2011). Effect of Bacillus thuringiensis, Lepcon-1, Bafog-1 (S) and Ecobac-1 (EC) against oil palm pollinator, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and beneficial insects associated with Cassia cobanensis. Poster paper presented at the PIPOC 2011 Seminar: Palm Oil – Fortifying and Energizing the World. KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. 15-17 November 2011.

4.

NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2012). Nutrients released at replanting on mineral soil and the related microbes. UMT 11th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management 09th – 11th July 2012, Terengganu, Malaysia. e-ISBN 978-967-5366-93-2.

5.

NOR SUHAILA Y; RAMLAH A A; IDRIS A S; CHONG S S and SHAHIDAN S (2003). Lignocellulolytic Activities of Pathogenic and Non-pathogenic Ganoderma under Oil Palm. In Proceeding of Agriculture Conference, PIPOC 2003: Palm Oil the Power-house for Global Oils and fats Economy. p 1007-1019, 24-28 August, Putrajaya, Malaysia

6.

RAMLAH A A; BASRI W AND NUR MUHAMMAD M (2003). IPM of bagworms and Nettle Caterpillars Using Bacillus thuringiensis–Towards Understanding and Increasing Efficacy. In Proceeding of Agriculture Conference, PIPOC 2003: Palm Oil the Power-house for Global Oils and fats Economy. P 449-474, 24-28 August, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

7.

RAMLAH A A S and MAHADI N M (2001). Binding of d-endotoxin of Bacillus thuringiensis to bbmv from susceptible and resistant Metisa plana. Paper submitted for oral presentation at 4th Rim Pacific Conference on the Biotechnology of Bacillus thuringiensis and its Environmental Impact. 11-15 November 2001, Canberra, Australia

8.

RAMLAH A A S and MAHADI N M (1999). Detection of cry genes in Bacillus thuringiensis from bagworms, Metisa plana (Walker). Pp 207-219. Proceeding of the 1999 PORIM International Palm oil Conference- Emerging Technologies and Opportunities in the Next Millennium. 1-6 February 1999 Kuala Lumpur. PORIM

9.

RAMLAH A A S ;RAMLE M; BASRI W; JACKSON T; GLARE T and NORMAN K (2001). Histology and detection of Oryctes rhinoceros virus and microbial infection in Oryctes rhinoceros (L) Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Poster & full paper for PIPOC 2001, MPOB, Kuala Lumpur.

10.

SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI AND SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2012). Microbial diversity of the unculturable microbes associated with biodegradation of oil palm trunk on mineral soil. UMT 11th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management 09th – 11th July 2012, Terengganu, Malaysiae-ISBN 978-967-5366-93-2.

11.

SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, and MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2007). Efficacy of Paecilomyces spp. for controlling oil palm Lepidopteran defoliators, Metisa plana (Walker) and Pteroma pendula (Joannis). Proceeding of Palm Oil International Congress (PIPOC 2007): Palm Oil Empowering Change. Vol 2. pp. 780-787.

12.

SHARRON WONG, WONG SING KING, KHAIRULMAZMI AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH ALI. Composition of soil fungi in oil palm plantation, Sungai Asap, Sarawak. Poster presented at Malaysia Biological International Symposium 2012 (i-SIMBIOMASS), Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, 11-12 July 2012.

13.

SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, MOHD MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, MOHD FAHMI KENI and NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN (2013). Microbial control for pests and diseases and its challenges. In Proceedings of the PIPOC 2013: Agriculture, Biotechnology & Sustainability Conference. 19-21 Nov. 2013. A27. pp: 67.

14.

SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, MOHD. MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD BASRI WAHID.2012. ‘Field efficacy of MPOB Ecobac-1(EC) for controlling bagworm, Pteroma pendula outbreak in oil palm plantation’. UMT 11th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management 9th – 11th July 2012, Terengganu, Malaysia. e-ISBN 978-967-5366-93-2.

15.

SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN and SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI. 2012. ‘Underground Microbial Biodiversity During Conversion of Secondary Forest for Oil Palm Plantation in Belaga, Sarawak.’ UMT 11th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management 9th – 11th July 2012, Terengganu, Malaysiae-ISBN 978-967-5366-93-2.

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SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERi and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2009). Population of prokaryotes associated with decomposing oil palm trunk in peat soil of Teluk Intan, Perak. Poster presented at 109th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, Workshops and Colloquium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Proceedings Of Local Conferences

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO Proceedings of Local Conferences

1.

NORMAN KAMARUDIN, 19 April 2012. Pest Control in Oil Palm. Lecture presented at the Intensive Diploma in Oil Palm Management and Technology, MPOB Bangi, Selangor.

2.

NORMAN KAMARUDIN, 28 April 2012. Pest in Malaysia. Lecture presented at AMACT International Pest Control Summit & Exhibition (AIPCS)- 2012 at Palace of the Golden Horses.

3.

NORMAN KAMARUDIN, 31 Mei 2012. Presentation on Project Assignment. Lecture presented at the Intensive Diploma in Oil Palm Management and Technology, MPOB Bangi, Selangor.

4.

NORMAN, K; BASRI, W; ZAIDI, M I and MAIMON, A (1999). Factors affecting population density of Oryctes rhinoceros in a zero-burn replanting environment. Proceedings of the Third ENTOMA Seminar 1999. 98-100.

5.

NORMAN K (1998). Biology and control of Bagworms (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) in oil palm. Paper presented for oil palm planters in Sabah (Organised by DOA Sabah). 26 March 1998, Ulu Dusun Research Station, Sabah.

6.

NORMAN K (2001). Management of the major pest of oil palm replanting in Malaysia: The rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L). Paper presented at the Seminar on the Replanting of Oil Palm, Sandakan, Sabah. 12-13 July. Organised by DOA Sabah.

7.

NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, MOHD BASRI W., RAMLE M., SITI RAMLAH A. A.and ZULKEFLI M.(2004). Bagworms, Nettle Caterpillars and Rhinoceros Beetle – Biology, Life Cycle and Control on Oil Palms in Malaysia. In Proceedings of the International Conference on pests and diseases of importance to the oil palm industry. Pp 96-113.

8.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN (2005). Kaedah Kawalan Kumbang Badak Sewaktu Penanaman Kelapa Sawit. Paper presented at Seminar kebangsaan Pekebun kecil, Century Mahkota Hotel, Melaka 11-12 January 2005.

9.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN (2005). Field implemented technologies for increased productivity and quality in plantations. Paper presented at MPOB Technology Demonstration Month MPOB HQ, 7 July 2005.

10.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN, RAMLE M, OTHMAN A and BASRI M.W. Oryctes beetle pellet as ornamental fish feed. Poster presented at ITEX Seminar, PWTC Kuala Lumpur, 19-21 May 2005.

11.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN (2005). Recent Technologies in the control of oil palm insect pest. Paper presented at 5 City Seminar 21 November 2005 in Sabah.

12.

NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, RAMLE MOSLIM, IDRIS ABU SEMAN and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2007). Technologies in plant protection– the impetus for enhancing IPM in the oil palm industry. Proceedings of Agriculture, Biotechnology and sustainability conference – PIPOC Kuala Lumpur.

13.

NORMAN HJ KAMARUDIN, HASHIM MAN, WAHID OMAR, IDRIS OMAR, ESNAN ABD GHANI, MOHD HANIFF HARON, ZULKEFLI MASIJAN, RAMLI ABDULLAH dan ARIF SIMEH (2007). Fenomena banjir besar – kesan dan impak terhadap tanaman sawit di Malaysia. Seminar 5 Bandar, Sabah. mac1

14.

NORMAN K, FASZLY R, IDRIS AG, AHMAD SAID, S (2009). Community Ecology of Termite and pest incidences in oil palm plantations on peat in Peninsular Malaysia. MPOB GSAS Seminar, 19 June 2009, MPOB.

15.

ZULKEFLI, M; NORMAN, K and BASRI, M. W. (2011). Monitoring of the parasitic nematode Elaeolenchus parthenonema (Nematoda: Sphaerularioidea: Anandranematidae) in the oil palm pollinating weevil Elaeidobius kamerunicus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) at several locations in Malaysia. In Proceedings of the 3rd MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Integrated Oil Palm Pests & Diseases, KLCC. Malaysia, 14 November 2011.

16.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD (2011). Kawalan Mamalia Perosak. Lecture presented at the Kursus Operator Mekanisasi Ladang (KOML) Tahap 2, mac1 2011 Session.

17.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD, NORMAN KAMARUDIN and ZULKEFLI MASIJAN (2011). Mixed Prey as a Food Source for Mass Rearing of the Bagworm Predator, Sycanus dichotomus. Poster presented during Majlis Pelancaran Fakulti Perladangan & Bioteknologi UiTM at UITM Shah Alam, Selangor, 7-8 October 2011.

18.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD and NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2011). Evaluation of prey for the mass production of the bagworm predator, Sycanus dichotomus Stal. (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). In Proceedings of the 3rd MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar: Integrated Oil Palm Pests & Diseases, KLCC. Malaysia, 14 November 2011.

19.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD and NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2012). Influence of Density on the Predation Activity of Sycanus dichotomus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) on MealwormTenebrio molitor(Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in Cage Studies.In Proceedings of the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu 11th International Annual Symposium (UMTAS). Ri-Yaz Heritage Marina Resort, Kuala Terengganu, 9 – 11 July 2012. e-ISBN 978-967-5366-93-2.

20.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD (2012). Perangkap lekat untuk mengawal ulat bungkus di ladang sawit.Paper presented at Persidangan Pekebun Kecil dan Usahawan Komoditi Kebangsaan 2012, MITC Melaka.

21.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD and NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2012).Voracity and prey intake by fifth nymphs, adults male and adults female predator, Sycanus dichotomus Stal. (Hemiptera: Reduvidae) to bagworm Pteroma pendula larvae.Oral paper presented at International Seminar of Insects, Mines Wellness Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 3 – 5 December 2012.

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO Proceedings of Local Conferences

1.

RAMLE M (1996). Biological control of bagworm Metisa plana using an entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana. Paper presented at the First ENTOMA Seminar. 18 - 19 March 1996. Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

2.

RAMLE M (1997). Pathogenicity of Beauveria basiana against Metisa plana and Elaeidobius kamerunicus. Paper presented at PORIM Industry Forum. 18 December 1997. Equatorial Hotel, Bangi.

3.

RAMLE M (1997). Effects of Metarhizium anisopliae on Oryctes rhinoceros at 3 months after treatment. Paper presented at PORIM Industry Forum. 18 December 1997. Equatorial Hotel, Bangi.

4.

RAMLE M and ASRI M W (1998). Narrow genetic variability among the populations of Elaeidobius kamerunicus in Malaysia. Paper presented at PORIM Industry Forum. 14-15 December 1998. Equatorial Hotel. Bangi.

5.

RAMLE, M; BASRI, W; NORMAN, K and RAMLAH, A A (1999). Pathogenicity of four isolates of Metarhizium anisopliae on rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros and pollinating weevil, Elaeidobius kamerunicus and its DNA profiles revealed by RAPD-PCR.Proceedings of the Third ENTOMA Seminar 1999. 513-526.

6.

RAMLE M; GLARE T; JACKSON T; BASRI M W; NORMAN K and RAMLAH ALI S A (2002). The incidence, virulence and impact of Oryctes rhinoceros virus on the oil palm rhinoceros beetle in Malaysia. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Biopesticide - Positioning Biopesticide in Pest Management System. 22 - 26 April 2002. Kuala Lumpur.

7.

RAMLE M; NORMAN K; RAMLAH ALI S A and BASRI M W (2002). The potential of microbial pathogens in controlling rhinoceros beetle in Malaysia. Paper for 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium.

8.

RAMLE M, WAHID, M.B, NORMAN, K GLARE, T.R, JACKSON T.A AND IDRIS, A.B. (2005). The incidence, genotypes and distribution of Oryctes rhinoceros virus in Malaysia diagnosed by DNA analysis methods. Paper presented at 8th National Applied Biology Symposium on 22 - 23 June 2005. Marriot Hotel Putrajaya.

9.

RAMLE M, NORMAN, K, MOHD BASRI, W AND SITI RAMLAH A.A, ANG BAN NA AND NOOR HISHAM H. (2005). Commercialization of Metarhizium anisopliae for biocontrol of oil palm rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros. Oral presentation at PIPOC 2005.

10.

RAMLE MOSLIM, NOOR HISHAM HAMID, MOHD BASRI WAHID, NORMAN KAMARUDIN AND SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2005). Mass production of Metarhizium anisopliae using solid fermentation and wet harvesting methods. Poster presentation at PIPOC 2005.

11.

RAMLE M, NORMAN K, MOHD BASRI W DAN SITI RAMLAH A A (2008). Penggunaan produk kulat Metarhizium anisopliae untuk kawalan kumbang badak di ladang sawit. Oral Paper: Presented at Persidangan Kebangsaan Pekebun Kecil 2008. 11-12 November 2008. MPOB Headquarters, Kajang. Selangor.

12.

RAMLE M, SITI RAMLAH A A, MOHD NAJIB A, MOHD MAZMIRA M M, NORMAN K AND MOHD BASRI W (2008). Oral paper: Exploiting the microbial technologies in insect pest management of oil palm. Paper presented at Biological Research Seminar in MPOB Technology Demonstration Week 2008. 23 June 2008. MPOB Headquarters, Bangi Selangor.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Proceedings of Local Conferences

1.

MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD and NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2013). Integraed biological Control of Bagwom in Malaysia. In MPOB-IOPRI Seminar. 22-23 Nov 2013. pp. 174.

2.

MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD and SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI. Kawalan Perosak Bersepadu Ulat Bungkus (IPM). Seminar Kelab 30 Tan MPOB Wilayah Selatan. 2011.

3.

MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI, MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and NORMAN KAMARUDDIN. 2008. Kawalan Perosak Bersepadu (IPM) Ulat Bungkus. Seminar Kebangsaan Pekebun Kecil, Bangi.

4.

MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD. 2008. Bacillus thuringiensis dan Cara Penggunaannya. Seminar Pekebun Kecil, Jeram, Selangor.

5.

MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD. 2007. Pengenalan kepada Bacillus thuringiensis dan Penggunaannya. Seminar Pengurusan Bersepadu Ulat Bungkus di Selatan Perak, Lumut, Perak.

6.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD ZAINI ASMAWI (2013). Effect of Bafog-1 (S) and Ecobac-1 (EC), Bacillus thuringiensis based-products against rats, Sprague-dawley. In Proceedings of the 5th MPOB-IOPRI International Seminar 2013: Sustainable Management of Pests and Diseases in Oil Palm – The Way Forward. 22-23 Nov. 2013. P 17. pp: 388-401.

7.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, AZHARI SAMSU BAHARUDDIN AND LIM SIONG HOCK (2012). Co-Composting of Chipped Oil Palm Frond Enriched With Palm Oil Mill Effluent Anaerobic Sludge. In Proceedings of the MICOTriBE 2012 Conference: ‘Illuminating Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Roles towards Biosustainability and Green Technology’, Langkawi, Kedah. 3 – 5 July 2012. P 30. BE-P30-1 – BE-P30-8.

8.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, MOHD. MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, NORMAN KAMARUDDIN AND MOHD BASRI WAHID. 2012. Kawalan Bersepadu Ulat Bungkus. Kursus Sehari Sawit di Kluang, Johor.

9.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, MOHD NORIZNAN MOKHTAR, AZHARI SAMSU BAHARUDDIN, LIM SIONG HOCK AND SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2012). Physicochemical changes and microbial diversity during co-composting of oil palm frond with palm oil mill effluent anaerobic sludge. In Proceedings of the SOILS 2012 Conference: ‘Soil Quality Towards Sustainable Agriculture Production’, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. 10 Apr – 12 Apr 2012. AP 39. Pp: 231-238.

10.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, IDRIS ABU SEMAN and NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2012). Mechanization of Pest and Disease Control. In Proceedings of the 5th National Seminar on Oil Palm Mechanisation PalmMech 2012: ‘Accelerating Mechanisation for Higher Productivity’, Bangi, Selangor. 23-24 October 2012. pp 195-205.

11.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD and SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI. 2008. Tanaman Bermanfaat :Penanaman dan Penjagaan. Seminar Pekebun Kecil, Jeram, Selangor

12.

MOHD NAJIB AHMAD and SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI. 2007. Tanaman Bermanfaat untuk Meningkatkan Kawalan Biologi Terhadap Ulat Bungkus. Seminar Pengurusan Bersepadu Ulat Bungkus di Selatan Perak, Lumut, Perak.

13.

NORIWANISHAM MOHD ZAIN, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI dan AINON HAMZAH. 2005. Penyaringan populasi mikrob yang boleh dikultur di ladang kelapa sawit dengan menggunakan pendekatan biologi molekul. Seminar Siswazah Lanjutan. 27 Oktober 2005 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

14.

NORIRWANISYAM MOHAMAD ZAIN, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and AINON HAMZAH (2007). Assesment of Bacterial Biodiversity Associated With Various Management Practices Under Oil Palm Elaeis guineensis (Jacq) Using Molecular Tool. In the Proceeding Palm Oil International Congress/PIPOC Kuala Lumpur convention Centre 26 -30 August.

15.

NORSAM TASLI MOHD RAZALI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and AINON HAMZAH (2007). Biodiversity of Fungi Imperfecti Associated With Various Management Practices Under Oil Palm Elaeis guineensis (Jacq). In the Proceeding Palm Oil International Congress/ PIPOC Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre 26 -30 August.

16.

NOR SUHAILA YAACOB, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, CHONG SOO SHEONG, SHAHIDAN SANAFI and IDRIS ABU SEMAN (2003). Ligninocellulolytic activities of pathogenic and non-pathogenic Ganoderma Under Oil-Palm pp1009-1019. In Proceedings Of Agriculture Conference, PIPOC 2003: Palm Oil: The Power-house for the Global Oils and Fats Economy.

17.

RAMLAH A A dan WAHID M B (2005). Bacillus thuringiensis (MPOB BT1) dan Cassia cobanensis: Kaedah terkini mengawal ulat bungkus. Paper presented at Seminar kebangsaan Pekebun kecil, Century Mahkota Hotel, Melaka 11-12 January 2005.

18.

RAMLAH A A (2005). Potential of using Terakil-1 & Teracon-1, Bacillus thuringiensis for reducing chemicals in bagworm control. Paper presented at MPOB Technology Demonstration Month MPOB, HQ, 7 July 2005.

19.

RAMLAH ALI A S and HALIM A H. (1991). The effect of oil palm wood extractives on growth of decaying microorganism. Proceeding Seminar on Oil palm Trunk Utilization. 4-5 March 1991, Kuala Lumpur.

20.

RAMLAH A A; MAHADI N M and BASRI M W( 2001).Efficacy Tests of Bacillus thuringiensis For Strategic Biocontrol of Metisa plana. Paper presented at MPOB Transfer of Technology Seminar.

21. RAMLAH A A and MAHADI N M (1998). Rapid tool for screening efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis for bagworms, Metisa plana (Walker). Presented at PORIM-Industry Forum. Bandar Baru Bangi.
22. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD BASRI WAHID and NUR MUHAMMAD Mahadi. 2003. IPM of bagworms and nettle caterpillars using Bacillus thuringiensis: Towards increasing efficacy. pp 449-474 In Proceedings Of Agriculture Conference, PIPOC 2003: Palm Oil The Power-house for the Global Oils and Fats Economy.
23. RAMLAH ALI A.S., M.M. MOHD MAZMIRA, M.A. NAJIB and M.W. BASRI (2006). Indigenous Bacillus thuringiensis based Terakil-1(WP) and Teracon-1(TI) for controlling lepidopteran pests of Elaeis quineensis (Jaq). Oral presentation at BioMalaysia 2006 Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre 6-8 December
24. SITI AFIDA ISHAK, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI dan AINON HAMZAH (2005). Kesan baja organik dan baja kimia terhadap kitar nutrien dan komuniti bakteria di ladang kelapa sawit. Seminar Siswazah Lanjutan. 27 Oktober 2005 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
25. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, NOR SUHAILA YAACOB, IDRIS ABU SEMAN and MOHD BASRI WAHID (2004). Oil Palm Cellulose and Lignin Degradation of Different Ganoderma sp. Based on ASTM Standard Rotting Experiment. In the Proceedings of the International Conference on Pests and Diseases of Importance to the Oil Palm Industry “Fostering Global Cooperation in Instituting Quarantine Shield. 18 – 19 May 2004. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
26. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, RAMLE MOSLIM & IDRIS ABU SEMAN (2012). ‘Use of Bacillus thuringiensis and Beneficial Microbes in Pest & Disease Management in Oil Palm Plantations’. Paper presented by Dr. Siti Ramlah Ahmad Ali at The Beneficial Microbes Symposium 2012, Bukit Unggul Golf and Country Club, 22 November 2012.
27. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2011). IPM of bagworm outbreak using Bt (2007-2011) at MPOA ARC meeting, 13 December 2011, 12 th Floor Menara Getah, Kuala Lumpur.
28. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2011). Transfer of Technology and Services For Biological Research Division 2011. Presented at the TOT Seminar, 23-24 June 2011. MPOB HQ.
29.
SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2011). ‘Acute & Chronic Effect of TMOF (WP), TMOF (RH), MPOB Ecobac-1(EC), Against Oil Palm Pollinators, Elaeidobius kamerunicus’ Oral presentation for The National Biosafety Committee. 23 May 2011. Ministry of National Resources & Environment, Putrajaya.
30. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2005). Potential of using Terakil-1 & Teracon-1, Bacillus thuringiensis for reducing chemicals in bagworm control. (Paper for Biological Research Seminar, MPOB Technology Demonstration Month 7 July. MPOB.
31.
SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and MOHD YUSOFF ABDUL HAMID. (1988). Growth of fungi in palm oil mill effluent. Proceeding 11th Malaysia Microbiology Symposium. 22-23 August ,Kuala Lumpur
32. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD BASRI WAHID, MOHD NAJIB and MOHD MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI (2005). Integrated pest management: Terakil-1, Cassia cobanensis and beneficial insects for controlling of bagworms infestation in Malaysia. PIPOC: Agricultural Conference 2005.
33.
SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, SITI AFIDA ISHAK, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, SHAMSILAWANI AHMED BAKERI, AINON HAMZAH and MOHD BASRI WAHID. (2008). Microbes and Nutrients Analysis in Biodegrading Oil Palm Trunk At Replanting On Mineral Soil. Seminar On Biofuel and Biofertilizer. Palm Beach Resort. Kuala Lumpur.
34. SITI AFIDA ISHAK, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and AINON HAMZAH (2007). Field degradation Of Oil Palm Trunk Using Fungi - Influence On Soil Chemical And Biological Properties. In the Proceeding Palm Oil International Congress/PIPOC Kuala Lumpur convention Centre 26 -30 August.
35.
TING, L.T., KING, W.S., HONG, L.H.and SITI RAMLAH, A.A. (2012). Diversity of soil protozoa (ciliates) in oil palm plantation at Sungai Asap, Sarawak. IPICAX 2012.pp. 25. (5 – 7 Nov 2012).
36. TSONG, M.C., KING, W.S., BUJANG, J.S. and SITI RAMLAH, A.A (2012). Diversity of soil algae in oil palm plantation at Sungai Asap, Sarawak. Malaysia. Malaysia International Biological Symposium. pp. 203-205, 11-12 July 2012.
37.
WONG, S., KING, W.S., AHMAD, K. A. and SITI RAMLAH, A.A. (2012).Composition of soil fungi in oil palm plantation, Sungai Asap, Sarawak.Malaysia International Biological Symposium. pp. 203-205, 11-12 July.


Viva

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Viva
1. MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD. 2013. Optimising a pilot-scale production and formulation of indigenous Bt (MPOB Bt1) for biological control of bagworm and nettle caterpillar. MPOB Viva No. 181/2013(5).
2. MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2013). Production Capacity of MPOB Bt1 at lab-scale fermentation. Viva No 585/2012(13).
3. MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI andMOHD. NAJIB AHMAD(2007). Lab Prepared Agronat 1.1 for Propagation of MPOB Bacillus thuringiensis 1. Viva No. 403/2007(19).
4. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD BASRI WAHID and NOR SUHAILA YAACOB (2005). Laboratory biodegradation of oil palm stem using rotting fungi (Basidiomycetes). MPOB Viva No. 322/2005 (26).
5. RAMLAH ALI A S and BASRI M W (2002). Evaluation of formulated MPOBBT1 for controlling oil palm defoliators. Viva No.217/2002 (31)
6. RAMLAH A A and BASRI M W (2001). Evaluation of commercial Bacillus thuringensis for controlling Metisa plana (Walker). Viva No. 164/2001(31)
7. RAMLAH A A and MAHADIN M (2001). Mechanism of action of d-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis in Metisa plana (Walker). Viva No.163/2001(30).
8. RAMLAH ALI A S and BASRI M W. (1996). The biological control of bagworm and nettle caterpillar using virus. Project completion report. Viva no. 0013/96.


Reports

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO Reports

1.

BASRI M W (1993). Life History, Ecology and Economic impact of the bagworm, Metisa plana Walker (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) on the oil palm Elaeis quineensis Jacquin (Palmae) in Malaysia. PhD. D. Thesis, University of Guelph. pp. 231.

2.

MOHD BASRI W, AHMAD KUSHAIRI D, NORMAN K, and IDRIS AS (2005). Report on the visit to oil palm plantations in Andhra Pradesh, India. MPOB Report OP (120) 2005, General. 25pp.

3.

MOHD BASRI W, NORMAN K, MOHD DIN A and IDRIS AS (2005). Report on the visit to oil palm plantations in Sumatera Indonesia. MPOB Report OP (126) 2005, General. 25pp.

4.

MOHD BASRI, W, NORMAN K, MOHD DIN A and IDRIS AS (2005). Report on the visit to oil palm plantations in Andra Pradesh, India, 7-12 August 2004. MPOB Report OP (120) 2005.

5.

MOHD BASRI, W, NORMAN K, MOHD DIN A, IDRIS AS (2005). Report on the visit to oil palm plantations in Sumatra, Indonesia. 24-26 August 2004. MPOB Report OP (126) 2005

6.

NORMAN, K and BASRI, W (2001). Integrated Pest Management Of Bagworm: Biology And Taxonomy Of Bagworm And Parasitoid. Viva No. 142/2001(9).

7.

NORMAN, K; BASRI, W; RAMLE, M and & SITI RAMLAH, A A (2001). Ecological studies of Rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (Linn) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae Viva No. 148/2001(15).

8.

NORMAN, K (2001). Kajian Persekitaran dan Infestasi Kumbang Badak, Oryctes rhinoceros (Linn) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) dalam ekosistem tanam semula sawit. Ph D Thesis, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. 270 pp.

9.

ZULKEFLI, M (2002) Life Cycle of Sycanus dichotomus a common predator in oil palm. Paper submitted for VIVA September 2002.

10.

NORMAN, K.; ARIFFIN D, MOHD DIN A and IDRIS, AS. (2006). Report on the visit to oil palm plantations in East Kalimantan, Indonesia 20-25 March, 2006. MPOB Report OP (131) 2006.

11.

NORMAN, K and RAMLE, M (2008). Report on the ICE 2008, Durban, South Africa. 6-12 July 2008. MPOB Report OP (159) 2008.

12.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD (2008). Report on the Biodiversity and Biotechnology Symposium 2008. Biodiversity – Biotechnology: Gateway to Discoveries, Sustainable Utilization and Wealth Creation. Hilton Kuching Sarawak, Malaysia. 19 – 21 November 2008. MPOB Report OP (176) 2009 (General).

13.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD (2009). Microemulsion formulation of rotenone and their effectiveness against the diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae). M. Sc. Thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia. 130 pp.

14.

NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2009). Report on the 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Entomology (APCE 2009). Beijing, China. 19-22 October 2009. MPOB Report OP (182) 2009.

15.

NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2012). Report on the IOBC/ WPRS Working Group “Pheromones and Other Semio-Chemicals in Integrated Production”. Semio-Chemicals: The Essence of Green Pest Control. Borsa, Turkey. 1 – 5 October 2012.MPOB Report OP (235) 2012 General.

16.

SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD (2012). Report on the International Seminar of Insects, Mines Wellness Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, 3-5 December 2012. MPOB Report OP (237) 2012 General.

17.

NORMAN KAMARUDIN (2013). Report on the International Chemical Ecology Conference 2013, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre Victoria, Australia, 19 – 23 August 2013. MPOB OP (260) 2013, General.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Proceedings of Local Conferences
1. HASSRIANA FAZILLA SAPRI. Report on Soil Correlation: Peat Classification and Evaluation in Banting, Selangor. MPOB REPORT OP (261) 2013: General.
2. MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI (2013). Influence of cultivation conditions on growth, sporulation rate and delta-endotoxin synthesis of Bacillus thuringiensis. PhD Thesis. Universiti Putra Malaysia.
3. MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD. MASRI (2012). Carbon and Nitrogen Analyses in Microbial Samples. MIS 645. MPOB TS No. 124.
4. MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2012).Report on the MICOTriBE 2012 Conference. ‘Illuminating Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Roles towards Biosustainability and Green Technology’. Langkawi, Kedah. 3 – 5 July. MPOB Report OP (225) 2012.
5. MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2012).Report on the SOILS 2012 Conference. ‘Soil Quality Towards Sustainable Agriculture Production’, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. 10 Apr – 12 Apr. MPOB Report OP (222) 2012.
6. MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2012).Report on Workshop on Statistical Data Analysis using SPSS Application, Malaysian Palm Oil Board. 29 Feb – 1 March. MPOB Report OP (219) 2012.
7. MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2012). Co-Composting of Oil Palm Frond with Palm Oil Mill Effluent. MSc Thesis (UPM). pp 1-103.
8. Mohd Shawal Thakib bin Maidin (2013). Identification of a Heat Shock Protein Promoter and Construction of a Novel Stress-Inducible Lactobacillus-Lactococcus Shuttle Vector. M Sc Thesis. University Putra Malaysia.
9. Norhayati Madiha (2013). Characterization of Lasiodiplodia theobromae (B4d) isolated from kenaf seeds and its sensivity towards diazotrophic bacteria. M Sc Thesis. University Putra Malaysia.
10. NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, NUR MAISARAH JANTAN, SITI NURULHIDAYAH AHMAD, SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI, NUR ZUHAILI HARRIS ABIDIN ZAINAL ABIDIN, FADILA MALIKE, NORZIHA ABDULLAH, NOR AZWANI ABU BAKAR, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI and FARAH NADIA OMAR (2012). Report on the 11th International Annual Symposium on Sustainability Science and Management 2012 (UMTAS 2012). MPOB Report OP (226) 2012.
11. NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN & MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2011). Report on MAPPS National Seminar 2011: Plant Protection Products in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP). 8 December 2011. MPOB Report OP (215). 2011.
12. NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN and SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2011). Report on The Next Generation Bio-Based Chemicals Summit, San Diego, California. MPOB Report OP (214) 2011. General. Pp. 96.
13. NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN and SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2009). Report on the 109th General Meeting of American Society for Microbiology, Workshops and Colloquium Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United State of America. MPOB Report OP (175) 2009. General.
14. RAMLAH A A (2000). Mechanism of action of Bacillus thuringiensis delta-endotoxins: studies on binding of d-endotoxins in brush border membrane vesicle of Metisa plana (Walker). PhD thesis. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
15. RAMLAH ALI A S. (1991). Joint-research practical training on basic insect virology at IOVEM, Oxford, United Kingdom. PORIM Report OP (62) 91 General.
16. RAMLAH A A AND CHEAH K Y (2003). TECHNICAL REPORT ON VISIT TO INSTITUE CELL BIOLOGY, SHANGHAI JIYING BIOTECH. CO. LTD. AND WUHAN KERNEL BIOPESTICIDE CO. LTD. IN CHINA. MPOB REPORT OP (110) 2003.
17. SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD NAJIB AHMAD(2011) Report on “Data Analysis and Scientific Graphing with SigmaPlot Training”, Malaysian Palm Oil Board. 9th March 2011. MPOB Report OP (214) 2011.
18. SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI, NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN, SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD NAJIB AHMAD (2011). Report on “Learner’s Guide to Systat 13.0.”, Malaysian Palm Oil Board. 29th - 30th March 2011. MPOB Report OP (213) 2011.
19. SHAMSILAWANI AHAMED BAKERI, and SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2007). Report on the workshop on Maldi Micro MX ProteinLynx Global Server (PLGS) held at Waters, Singapore. MPOB General Report, Ed. 140. pp 1-26.
20. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, BASRI M W and SHAMSILAWANI MOHD BAKERI (2005). Field microbial biodegradation of oil palm lignocellulosic biomass towards controlling GANODERMA SPP, Oryctes rhinoceros, production of organic and bio-fertilizer (B33-61/2005).
21. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI dan MOHD BASRI WAHID (2005). Bacillus thuringiensis (MPOB BT1) dan Cassia cobanensis: Kaedah terkini mengawal ulat bungkus.
22. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD, MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD. BASRI WAHID (2011). Report on Acute Effect of TMOF (WP), TMOF (RH), MPOB Ecobac-1 (EC), Against oil palm pollinators Elaeidobius kamerunicus. MPOB Report OP (210) 2011.
23. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD, MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD. BASRI WAHID (2011). Report on Chronic Effect of TMOF-Bti (WP), TMOF-Bti (RH), MPOB Ecobac-1 (EC), Against oil palm pollinators Elaeidobius kamerunicus. MPOB Report OP (209) 2011.
24. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI and MOHD BASRI WAHID. 2009. Bafog-1(S): Fogging formulation of Bacillus thuringiensis for controlling bagworm. MIS TOT 2009. TT No. 421.
25. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI AND MOHD BASRI WAHID (2009). Ecobac-1 (EC): Emulsified concentrate Bacillus thuringiensis for controlling bagworm outbreak by aerial spraying. MIS TOT 2009. TT No. 420.


News Paper Articles

Entomology and Ecological Research Group

NO News Paper Articles

1.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN (2005). Peningkatan produktiviti dengan kaedah pembajaan yang sesuai. Artikel Berita Sawit, Ogos.

2.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN (2005). Ejen biologi perangi serangga perosak. Artikel Berita Sawit. September.

3.

NORMAN HJ. KAMARUDIN (2005). Penentu kualiti minyak-Penuaian, pengangkutan di dalam ladang. Artikel Berita Sawit Oktober.

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO News Paper Articles / Reports / Patents

1.

RAMLE M; BASRI W; NORMAN K and RAMLAH A A (2001). Method of controlling rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L) using Metarhizium anisopliae formulated in clay powder consisting of spores. Patent No PI20014517

2.

RAMLE M; BASRI W; NORMAN K and RAMLAH A A (2001). Method of controlling rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros (L) using Metarhizium anisopliae formulated in nutrients-supplemented pellets consisting of mycelia. Patent No. GB 2380131, PI 20014516

3.

RAMLE MOSLIM, NORMAN HJ, KAMARUDIN, MOHD BASRI WAHID AND SITI RAMLAH A ALI (2005). A method for dissemination of entomopathogen. Patent No. MY-142119-A

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO News Paper Article
1. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI. Keberkesanan Ecobac-1 Bagi Kawalan Serangan Ulat Bungkus. Artikel Sawit 2012.
2. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2011) Penyemburan Udara Bacillus thuringiensis untuk Kawalan Ulat Bungkus- Warta Sawit Bil 48(2)/Mei-Ogos 2011.
3. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2005). Bacillus thuringiensis, Terakil-1 (WP) untuk kawalan ulat bungkus. Berita Sawit. June 2.
4. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI (2005). Mencegah serangan semula ulat bungkus: Pengurusan bersepadu dengan menggunakan Terakil-1, Cassia cobanensis dan serangga berfaedah. Peladang sawit. (September 2005).


Patents

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO Patents
1. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MOHAMED MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, MOHD NAJIB AHMAD and MOHD BASRI WAHID.2013. Method of Producing Microbial Insecticide Patent Number MY-149825-A (PI2011000307)
Date of filling : 21 January 2011
Date of Grant : 11 October 2013


Commercialization

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO COMERCIALIZATION
1.

Biopesticide Ory-X, A wettable powder formulation of Metarhizium anisopliae, for the biocontrol of rhinoceros beetles, Oryctes rhinoceros. The technologies on mass production and formulation of the fungus was adopted by FELDA Agricultural Services Sdn Bhd. The commercial plant was set up at Pusat Perkhidmatan Pertanian Tun Razak (PPPTR) Sg Tekam, Jerantut and started the production in 2007.


Registration of product (Ory-X) was approved by the Pesticide Board of Malaysia in 1 February 2008.

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO COMERCIALIZATION
1. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD and MOHD. BASRI WAHID (2011). Commercialization Agreement Between Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) AND MALAYSIAN AGRI HI-TECH SDN. BHD.(COMPANY NO. 409969-M) ON Bacillus thuringiensisProduct Ecobac-1(EC) FROM MPOB BT1.
2. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD and MOHD. BASRI WAHID (2011). Commercialization Agreement Between Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) And Malaysian Agri Hi-Tech Sdn. Bhd.(COMPANY NO. 409969-M) ON Bacillus thuringiensis Product Bafog-1(S) FROM MPOB BT1.
3. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI & NOR SHALINA AHMAD TAJUDDIN. (2013). Commercialization Agreement on in Relation to Feasibility Study of Biodegradation Properties and Formulation of BioC8 between MPOB MALAYSIAN AGRI HI-TECH SDN BHD


MOA/MOU

Insect Biopesticide Research Group

NO MoA/MoU
1. Collaboration Agreement between MPOB and FELDA Agricultural Services Sdn Bhd on Commercial Production of powder formulation of Metarhizium Dated 1 Jan 2011.
2. Supplemental Agreement between MPOB and FELDA Agricultural Services Sdn Bhd on Commercial Production and Trial of Metarhizium anisopliae for Management of Oryctes rhinoceros. Dated 27 June 2006.
3. Agreement between MPOB and FELDA Agricultural Services Sdn Bhd on Commercial Production and Trial of Metarhizium anisopliae for Management of Oryctes rhinoceros. Dated 12 January 2004.
4. Memorandum of Understanding between MPOB and Applied Agricultural Research Sdn Bhd (AAR) of Malaysia on collaboration project on field trial of powder formulation of fungus Metarhizium anisopliae to control rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros. Dated 2004.
5. Memorandum of Understanding between PORIM and AgResearch of New Zealand on collaboration project on the use of Oryctes rhinoceros virus for control of rhinoceros beetle. Dated 1999.
6. Memorandum of Understanding between PORIM and AgResearch of New Zealand on project the Development of advanced methods for use of Oryctes rhinoceros virus in control of the rhinoceros beetle, Oryctes rhinoceros. Dated 2013

Microbial Bioprospecting and Bioprocessing Group

NO MOA/MOU
1. Contract Research Agreement This Agreement Dated 18 October 2010 Is Between Entogenex Industries Sdn Bhd (807523-M) And Malaysian Palm Oil Board on Project: TMOF Toxicity Test on Oil Palm Pollinating Weevils.
2. Licensing agreement for Ecobac-1 (EC) trademark. File no: 08023818 (2 Dec 2008)Between Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) And Malaysian Agri Hi-Tech Sdn. Bhd.(COMPANY NO. 409969-M)
3. Licensing agreement for Bafog -1 (S) trademark. File no: 08023819 (2 Dec 2008)Between Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) And Malaysian Agri Hi-Tech Sdn. Bhd.(COMPANY NO. 409969-M)
4. SITI RAMLAH AHMAD ALI, MAZMIRA MOHD MASRI, MOHD. NAJIB AHMAD and MOHD. BASRI WAHID (2011). Commercialization Agreement Between Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) And Malaysian Agri Hi-Tech Sdn. Bhd.(COMPANY NO. 409969-M) ON Bacillus thuringiensis Products Ecobac-1(EC) & Bafog-1(S) FROM MPOB BT1.
5. Agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and Southern Perak Plantation Sdn. Bhd. 30 Nov 2007.
6. Agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and Felcra Bhd. 30 Nov 2007.
7. Agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and Charming Green Sdn. Bhd. 12 Dec 2007.
8. Agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and FELDA. 14 Feb 2008.
9. Supplemental agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and Southern Perak Plantation Sdn. Bhd. 13 Jun 2011.
10. Supplemental agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and FELDA. 29 Jun 2012.
11. Agreement on Integrated Pest Management of Bagworms at Southern Perak between MPOB and Steven Development Sdn. Bhd. 5 March 2013.